Good picture of an interesting 'building'. Good project for one of the renovation shows. Regards Derek
Glad you like, Derek. I'm very surprised (and sad) this cottage is in such a state. Overlooking beautiful Loch Leven I would have thought some property developer would have snapped it up by now.
Best wishes, Brian.
Brian, what can I say, the wife isn't house proud:) The sad fact is you see a lot of these cottages in Scotland going the same way. L
Hello, Mark. Thanks, and it is sad. This cottage is in an ideal spot.
Even the Lighting is perfect for this shot, Brian. like 3. When I worked up there the railway from Connel ended about here and these buildings where part of the large Ballachulish slate quarry. If they can be got from the local authority? there is a good wee pile of cash to be had here, Every slate you see on that roof is worth about £2, An English business man bought a derelict Kirk for a fiver from the local Council on the Isle of Bute, on the understanding that he would convert it to housing. It now stands roofless! it only took him a few weeks to remove the slates and speedily depart. LOL cheers scally.
Hiya, Scally. Blimey! Are tiles worth that much! Roof must be worth a lot. Ironic, considering it's next to a slate quarry!
and thats the last time you book with that holiday lets company
I like your sense of humour, Muba! Actually though, I wouldn't mind dumping my gear here for rental of, say, £20.00pw. Sublime views over Loch Leven.
nice urbanic view, a little bit like houses in "Roma"-Romania.
Not exactly the sort of photo the Scottish Tourist Board is looking for. I hope the houses are a bit tidier than this in Romania, Dietmar! Pleased to meet you! Glad you like.
At least someone moved the blue bin.
.....and the caravan has gone. What worries me is that roof. Looks like a huge boulder bounced off it! Good to hear from you again, Keepclicking.
Since there are no tiles littered on the ground below the damage, I reckon that the roof has simply collapsed inwards when the rotted rafters gave way :)
You are almost obliged to return someday Brian simply to satisfy yourself.. and our curiosity :)
The plot appears to be thickening!
Hello again, Jim. I was here again last year, summer 2012. No change. A pity. I will be here again this summer and hopefully things will have changed for the better.
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